It is very common for people who are unable to manage their own emotions healthily, to blame other people for the things that go on in their lives.
Many survivors find that ‘no contact’ is the only option to protect themselves from the toxicity of abuse, but it leaves you feeling alone and vulnerable.
When you get into a situation where you are dealing with a workplace bully, the stress or bad mood at work does not pass.
The idea that they are perceived by the world as perfect (not their family, just by strangers) is a driving force of the narcissist’s behavior
Financial Abuse is a great strategy for the abuser to have control over you. After all, we don’t get far without money in the modern world.
Let me say this about that turn of phrase ‘the right to see their grandchild’. I think that, when they chose to be abusive to you, they forfeited any rights to your children.
In order to protect yourself from nosy in-laws (or other nosy people, I guess) consider this.
Abusers take a special kind of pleasure from the pain and discomfort of others. If they can increase that pain, they will! It is a cruel sense of pleasure.
I canceled plans last minute since I was just too tired. That was two days ago, since then she had been calling me constantly, and texting too.